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Central Steel and Wire appoints director of sales

March 13, 2013

Chicago-based metal service center Central Steel & Wire Co. has appointed Harry Kiafoulis as director of sales, East region. Based in Detroit, he is responsible for sales in lower Michigan and northern Ohio. Kiafoulis has more than 15 years of experience in the automotive and metal markets....

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Chicago Tube and Iron to expand Minnesota distribution center

March 13, 2013

Chicago Tube and Iron Co. (CTI), Romeoville, Ill., a distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves, and fittings, has announced plans for a $5.7 million expansion of its metals distribution center located in Eagan, Minn. The facility, home to the company's St. Paul Division, serves as a major hub...

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Solar Atmospheres names project engineer

March 6, 2013

Solar Atmospheres, a provider of commercial vacuum heat treating services in Souderton, Pa., has hired Dorran Schultz as a project engineer. He has more than 25 years of experience in R&D. His initial assignment is to conduct a study of metal oxides and nitrides related to part surface color...

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Greer Steel adds full service center capabilities to Ohio operation

March 6, 2013

Greer Steel, a producer of cold-rolled strip steel, has completed an expansion of its Dover, Ohio, operation to include full service center capabilities. The expansion of capabilities includes a new 13,000-sq.-ft. addition to the operational portion of the site. The facility now provides all of...

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NanoSteel names VP/GM of powder metallurgy

February 18, 2013

The NanoSteel® Co., Providence, R.I., a provider of nanostructured steel materials design, has hired Harald Lemke as vice president and general manager of powder metallurgy. In this role, he leads the commercialization of alloys into the powder metallurgy industry. Initial target industries for...

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Corrosion Materials moves Houston operation to new facility

February 18, 2013

Corrosion Materials, a distributor of corrosion-resistant alloys, has moved to a new, 30,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston. The move into a larger facility allows the company to expand its inventory to include sheet, pipe, flanges, and fittings. In addition to stock, production capabilities have...

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ITA accepting nominations for $20,000 Titanium Applications Development Award

February 14, 2013

The International Titanium Association, Northglenn, Colo., currently is accepting nominations for the Titanium Applications Development Award, a $20,000 development grant awarded annually to individuals or organizations showing significant achievement toward improving and expanding the use of...

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum to acquire Metals USA Holdings

February 12, 2013

Metals service center Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, has announced plans to acquire Metals USA Holdings Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a provider of products and services in the heavy carbon steel, flat-rolled steel, nonferrous metals, and building products markets. The transaction...

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Free event offers students chance at internship opportunities

February 11, 2013

Atlas Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, a producer of steel tubular products and HSS, will host its annual DFI Student Day on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Atlas Pipe Piles Chicago manufacturing mill. Atlas Tube and the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) welcome engineering students to the mill...

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Big River Steel to build mill in Arkansas

February 4, 2013

Big River Steel LLC has announced plans to build a more than $1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County, Ark. The mill will employ more than 500 people at an average annual compensation of $75,000 per year....

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Congressman Bob Goodlatte visits OFR Metals

February 4, 2013

O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals), Brighton, Colo., welcomed U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to its Lynchburg, Va., facility Jan. 28. The congressman received a tour of the 135,000-sq.-ft. metal processing facility that processes carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum flat-rolled...

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Solar Atmospheres of Western PA offers $1,500 scholarship

January 31, 2013

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, Hermitage, Pa., is awarding a $1,500 education scholarship for college sophomores or juniors enrolled full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school majoring in metallurgy or materials science. The scholarship is...

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Marcegaglia USA, Phillips Metals partner to reach automotive market

January 24, 2013

Marcegaglia USA recently entered into a sales representation agreement with Phillips Metals Inc., Plainfield, Ill., to market and sell stainless and related nonferrous tubing and pipe to North American automotive customers. This exclusive sales arrangement provides Marcegaglia growth opportunity in...

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AK Steel announces spot market base price increase for carbon steel products

January 21, 2013

AK Steel said today that it is increasing current spot market base prices for all carbon flat-rolled steel products by $40 per ton, effective immediately with new orders. AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, primarily for automotive, infrastructure and...

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